FRA will give a presentation on its EU LGBT survey, focusing on the data relating to the experiences of hate crime and discrimination of lesbians at a workshop organised in the European Parliament on 26 November.
In response to a widespread lack of data on the experiences of immigrants and ethnic minorities in the European Union, in 2008 the FRA carried out its first large-scale survey covering all the 27 EU Member States.
While equality is a core component of fundamental rights protection, gender inequalities persist in today's society, and are often compounded by other forms of discrimination, preventing women from enjoying their full rights.
The second meeting of the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) took place in Vienna on 5-6 May. Almost hundred Civil Society Organizations from all over the European Union participated and contributed to the discussion.
The FRA, together with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Bank experts, and in co-operation with the European Commission, will present the findings of the report on the situation of Roma in 11 EU Member States.
Effective national monitoring structures and quantifiable targets were identified as vital to help promote Roma inclusion in Europe, at the Extraordinary European Platform for Roma Inclusion, in Brussels on 22 March 2012.